Mandolin-banjo, a hybrid of the banjo with the strings and scale of the mandolin, is a 4 courses / 8 plucked strings instruments with mandolin tuning. It enable mandolin player to produce a banjo's sound and volume in mandolin orchestras and banjo bands in late 19th–early 20th century, without learning banjo.
- “manjo” is also a popular nickname for the mandoline-banjo in Ireland.
- “banjoline” is a French name of mandoline-banjo, but should not be confused with the Banjoline designed by Peabody.
- “banjolin” is an another hybrid of the banjo and mandolin with only 4 strings, though their names are sometime interchanged.
- “Banjeaurine”, also known as Banjourine or Banjorine, was a part of Banjo Orchestras from the 1890s to the 1930s.